Safety

Safety professionals choose TapRooT® for effective ways to find and fix the root causes of problems and to proactively prevent injuries using assessments and audits.

TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis for Safety Professionals

Save Lives – Prevent Injuries

Safety professionals around the world use TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis to prevent significant injuries and fatalities, and proactively prevent lost time injuries. The TapRooT® System has been proven to identify an incident’s root causes with a systematic process that avoids blame. Let TapRooT® guide you to the fixable causes of human errors and equipment failures that cause safety incidents. Then, use the Corrective Action Helper® Guide to develop effective fixes.

Challenges:

  • Preventing fatalities and serious injuries.
  • Improving lost time injury statistics.
  • Helping employees see and fix root causes before an accident happens.
  • Effectively presenting accidents and incident investigations to management and getting approval for fixes.
  • Avoiding OSHA fines by improving regulatory performance.
  • Eliminating blame from incident investigations and encouraging employee participation in safety improvement efforts.
  • Changing the culture to encourage the right behaviors to improve safety.
  • Reducing workers’ comp claims costs.

TapRooT® - Changing the Way the World Solves Problems

Root Cause Analysis is a critical part of your management system. TapRooT® was built (and is continuously improved) to help your company meet the ever increasing demands for improved safety, environmental stewardship, efficiency, regulatory compliance, and customer satisfaction. See how we can help you meet these challenges.

Training

Your people can be world-class problem solvers after attending TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis training,

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Software

Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your problem solvers and analyze your root cause data to discover system issues using the patented TapRooT® Software.

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Facilitation

Need help with a difficult or politically sensitive investigation? We can support your efforts with our experienced engineers/experts.

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Implementation

Don’t reinvent the wheel. Take advantage of our experienced TapRooT® experts to help you design your performance improvement initiative.

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Industries

The TapRooT® System enables companies across a wide variety of industries to become better at solving problems within their organization. In fact, we’ve never seen an industry that couldn’t use TapRooT® to improve root cause analysis. See the examples below.

Refining & Chemicals

The is constant pressure to improve safety, reliability, and efficiency in the refining and chemical industries. Whether you are improving process safety, industrial safety, equipment reliability, or operating performance, TapRooT® can help. TapRooT® has been proven to help industry leaders improve process safety (prevent major accidents) and reduce significant injuries and fatalities. In addition, TapRooT® can help you improve equipment reliability by applying the Equifactor® Troubleshooting Tables.

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Construction

Safety is a serious issue in the construction industry. US OSHA statistics show that the construction industry fatality rate is above the US industrial average. Don’t let a fatality happen at your company. Find out how TapRooT® can help your construction company save lives by learning from precursor incidents to prevent fatalities and serious injuries. And proactively improve performance by using TapRooT® when performing audits and observations.

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Energy, Nuclear & Utilities

Whether you are safely building a wind turbine, improving grid reliability, or stoping human errors at a nuclear plat, TapRooT® can help. TapRooT® includes proven human performance root cause analysis tools that have been applied both reactively and proactively to improve human performance. In addition, TapRooT® includes the Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting Tables to help you find the causes of equipment failures.

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Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage industries face increasing regulatory oversight as a result of food-borne illness that received considerable press coverage. You don’t want your company to be on page one of The Wall Street Journal after an outbreak of listeria or salmonella. TapRooT® can help you analyze the root causes of bacterial contamination or cleanliness issues. In addition, TapRooT® can help you improve your safety performance and prevent serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) and ergonomic injuries.

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Health Care

Recent studies have show that between 100,000 to 200,000 people each year either die or lose significant function because of medical mistakes. Many have shown concern that the common root cause analysis efforts aren’t improving patient safety. Improving patient safety is an important initiative and advanced root cause analysis (TapRooT®) has an important part to play in saving lives and preventing injuries by finding the fixable causes of human error without placing blame.

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Manufacturing

Whether you are improving quality with 6 Sigma, improving efficiency by implementing Lean, or improving safety, TapRooT® can help your manufacturing facility achieve excellence. TapRooT® can be used to understand the causes of manufacturing human errors that result in quality issues and to analyze the causes of equipment failures that cause lost production time and missed schedules. In addition, you can apply TapRooT® in your initiatives to prevent significant injuries and fatalities (SIFs).

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Mining & Metals

Management in the mining and metals industries place significant emphasis on preventing fatalities. Even with this emphasis, fatalities are all to common at some facilities. Does your facility want even better performance? Is preventing significant injuries and fatalities a goal for your company? Would you like to reduce your MSHA violations and improve your LTI rate? TapRooT® can help by helping you find and fix the root causes of precursor incidents and thereby prevent the next major accident. In addition TapRooT® can help you improve process efficiency and product quality.

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Oil & Gas

You don’t want your company on the nightly news with a picture of oil escaping from your well. Preventing blowouts, fatalities, and significant injuries is a key management priority throughout the oil and gas industry. TapRooT® can help your company excel in safety performance by helping you analyze precursor incidents and prevent major accidents and injuries. In addition, TapRooT®’s Equifactor® Troubleshooting Tables can help improve equipment reliability and improve cost and schedule performance.

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Pharmaceuticals

Both manufacturing quality and safety are important initiatives in the pharmaceutical industry. TapRooT® can help your company meet strict FDA standards for analysis of out of specification batches, bacterial contamination, mislabeling issues, or drug deterioration while in the supply pipeline. Avoid drug recalls and the black-eye from negative press coverage. In addition, improve safety performance by applying TapRooT® to stop fatalities, significant injuries, and lost time injuries.

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